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Springfield, VA
5001 to 10000 employees
1973
Government
Federal Agencies
Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
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The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is the Federal government's good soldier in the War on Drugs. The agency is charged with enforcing controlled substances laws and regulations in the US; bringing to justice key members of organizations that contribute to ... Read more

DEA Reviews

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DEA Acting Administrator Robert W Patterson
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  • "Supervisory Special Agent"

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    I have been working at DEA full-time

    Pros

    Work with hard working, dedicated people

    Cons

    Beuracracy, always treated as a political football by politicians; i.e., pay freeze.

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DEA Interviews

Experience

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Getting an Interview
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    Agent Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 12+ months. I interviewed at DEA.

    Interview

    usajobs, interview, background check

    Negotiation

    no negotiation, flat GS pay scale

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DEA Awards & Accolades

  • Best Employers for Latinos to Work for, Latinos for Hire, 2008

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